Fall 2020

The academic calendar is divided into fall and spring semesters of approximately 15 weeks each and summer and winter sessions of varying length. The last week of the fall and spring semesters is set aside for final examinations.

The holidays and vacations observed by the university are noted below. Spring break is the week following the spring semester midterm.

The academic calendar is divided into fall and spring semesters of approximately 15 weeks each and summer and winter sessions of varying length. The last week of the fall and spring semesters is set aside for final examinations.

The holidays and vacations observed by the university are noted below. Spring break is the week following the spring semester midterm.

August

  • 24 Fall 2020 Bills Due
  • 28 Residence Halls Open (Freshmen & Transfer students)
  • 29 Residence Halls Open (Continuing Students)
  • 31 Fall 2020 Classes Begin

September

  • 3 Last Day to Drop Quarter 1 Course as No Grade
  • 3 Last Day to Add Quarter 1 Course
  • 4 Quarter 1 Withdraw (W) Grade Period Begins
  • 7 Labor Day - No Classes
  • 8 Classes Resume
  • 8 Last Day to Drop Semester Course as No Grade
  • 8 Last Day to Add Semester Course
  • 9 Semester Withdrawal (W) Grade Begins
  • 21 Priority Deadline to Submit "Intent to Graduate" Application for Fall 2020 Graduation (December) for Undergraduate and Graduate Students
  • 21 Priority Deadline to Submit "Intent to Graduate" Application for Winter 2021 Graduation (January) for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

October

  • 2 Last Day to Withdraw (W) from Quarter 1 Course
  • 12 Columbus Day - No Classes
  • 13 Switch Day - Monday Schedule
  • 13 Midterm Grade Links Open for Faculty
  • 21 Quarter 1 Ends
  • 22 Quarter 2 Begins
  • 23 Faculty Deadline to Submit Midterm Grades to Registrar's Office by 9:00 AM
  • 25 Last Day to Drop a Quarter 2 course as No Grade
  • 25 Last Day to Add Quarter 2 Course
  • 26 Quarter 2 Withdraw (W) Grade Period Begins

November

  • 4 Fall 2020 Registration Begins
  • 4 Spring 2021 Registration Begins
  • 4 Last Day to Withdraw (W) from Semester Course
  • 5 Last Day to Withdraw (W) from Quarter 2 Course
  • 25 Thanksgiving Break Begins - No Classes
  • 30 Classes Resume

December

  • 10 Final Grade Links Open for Faculty
  • 11 Quarter 2 Ends
  • 14 Final Exam Week Begins
  • 18 Fall Semester Ends
  • 18 Residence Halls Close
  • 19 Undergraduate & Graduate Commencement
  • 24 Faculty deadline to Submit Final Grades to Registrar's Office by 9:00 AM

* Please note there is a separate Fall 2020 Extended Learning Calendar.

** All calendar dates are subject to change.

Contact Us

Please contact the Provost's Office at (570) 422-3539 with any questions about academics at ESU.

Contact Information

Campus Address
Zimbar-Liljenstein Hall
Phone:
(570) 422-2800 (800) 378-6732 (Toll-free)
Fax:
(570) 422-2850 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Registrar
Name
Karen Johnson
Phone:
(570) 422-2834